Boston Kayaker

Kayaking on Quiambaug Cove - in Stonington CT

Rating: One-and-a-Half Stars - This route is part near-sea and inland estuary. It was early morning when I started my paddle and the sea was calm and ready for me.

  Put in at Wilcox Road
  in Stonington CT.
Paddle north Quiambaug
  Cove and return.
Paddle out to Wamphassuc
  Point and return.
Estimated round trip
  distance = 5+ miles
  Knox Farm Preserve -
  Avalonia Conservation
Best to start paddle 1 hour+
  before high tide.

Disclaimer: It is your responsibility to determine the legality, suitability and safety of this route for yourself.

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US Harbors: Stonington CT Harbor Tides
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The informal put in to Quiambaug Cove is on Wilcox Road in Stonington CT.
Trip date is July 2019.

The put in is unmarked and easy to miss.

Just south of the put in is the Knox Farm Preserve.

I started my trip 3+ hours before high tide. Then my camera disk space became full and I was trying to figure out how to delete up some old pictures and ended up deleting everything.
So this pictures was taken about 20 minutes into my paddle out on the harbor.

At this point, I just turned around and now heading back to where I came from.

The sea is quiet and calm right now.

To my left is the Atlantic Ocean.

At the center of the photo is the rail bridge that I have to cross under to get back.

Paddling under the rail bridge into Quiambaug Cove.

On left is where I launched. I will continue up north.

Approaching the Route 1 bridge.

I will just paddle straight ahead . . .

In front is the north end of the Quiambaug Cove.

Just turned around and now paddling southwards.

Fabulous water-front house.

Under the Route 1 bridge on my way back.

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Landed. Paddle time was about 1 hour and a half.